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Barcelona and Bayern Munich are set to face off each other

Barcelona and Bayern Munich are set to face off each other in an epic challenge in the Champions League semifinals after being drawn against each other.

The match is going to be an emotional affair for many involved in the tie, but particularly, the German team manager. Pep Guardiola will be returning to the Camp Nou for the first time since leaving the club a few years ago. He transformed the team into world beaters and their style is still trying to be replicated by many clubs across the world. Even Guardiola himself has not been able to replicate this passing style of football and Bayern Munich are slightly inconsistent in this regard.

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Luis Enrique confident on Catalog Club

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has dismissed suggestions that the Catalan club will be the favourite to progress into the semifinals of the Copa del Rey when they take on Atletico Madrid the second leg of the quarter-finals.

Barcelona have a 1-0 advantage of the first leg thanks to the goal from superstar Lionel Messi with five minutes of normal time remaining. However, Barcelona’s advantage is likely to be negated by the home advantage for Atletico Madrid in this match.

After having won the last six matches without exception, Barcelona are clearly seen as the favourites against a team who are only three points behind them in the league table.

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Xavi Hernandez advices Pique not to join any other Team

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has said that defender Gerard Pique should resist the urge to join the likes of Chelsea or Manchester United.

The Spanish international has been linked with a move to these clubs in the last few months. He has fallen out of favour with manager Luis Enrique, who has been unhappy with his performances of late.Pique’s performances over the last 12 months have been a source of concern for Barcelona, who do not have a lot of strength especially in the central defensive positions.Pique was a vital player for the club during the reign of the Guardiola, but his incredible fall from grace has been shocking to many.

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Gerard Pique slams Rumors of returning to Premier League

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has dismissed suggestions that he is looking for a move back to the Premier league.

The Spanish international is currently unhappy after being left out of the first team by manager Luis Enrique. It is reported thatPique feels extremely hard done by the current situation. It appears as if the former Manchester United man is paying the price for Barcelona’s recent poor run of form. The Spanish club paid around £ 5 million to bring he came back to the Camp Nou during the start of Pep Guardiola’s incredible reign.

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Pique Claims Van Gaal Helped A Lot In His Youth Period

Gerard Pique has said that new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal played a huge role in making him tough as a centre back. Van Gaal was the manager of Barcelona for a few years when Pique was coming through the youth ranks. Pique is one of the latest products from the famed Barcelona youth academy. The club went to great lengths in order to bring him back from Manchester United a few years ago. After forming an excellent partnership with Carlos Puyol that led the club to numerous titles, Pique is now one experienced players at the club.

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Walcott Remains Unhappy About Sanchez Signing

Almost everybody associated with Arsenal is ecstatic with the fact that finally the superstar Alexis Sanchez has been signed, but, there is one man who would not be overly happy and that, of course, is Theo Walcott.

It’s not that Walcott has any sort of personal dispute with Sanchez. Actually, the thing is that the England international plays at the same position as Sanchez. Both of them prefer playing at the right wing the most.

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Pique Sittings Out Final Match

Spain will be without Barcelona defender Gerard Pique for their final group match of the World Cup 2014 against Australia as the defender hobbled out of training with the an injury. Spain were knocked out of the tournament after having played just two matches. They suffered heavy defeats against Netherlands and Chile, which has been uncharacteristic of them. The Spanish team has conceded very few goals in the last few years, but they suffered a total collapse in both these matches.

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Pique Sittings Out Final Match

Spain will be without Barcelona defender Gerard Pique for their final group match of the World Cup 2014 against Australia as the defender hobbled out of training with the an injury. Spain were knocked out of the tournament after having played just two matches. They suffered heavy defeats against Netherlands and Chile, which has been uncharacteristic of them. The Spanish team has conceded very few goals in the last few years, but they suffered a total collapse in both these matches.

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Pique’s Pelvis Peformance

Gerard Pique plays a crucial role in Barcelona’s defence but the Spanish performer has been suffering from a pelvic injury which he picked up during the Champions League quarter-final match against Athletic Madrid.

The former Manchester United player is working with the main squad of Barcelona but it still remains unclear whether or not he will be able to recover in time for the last match of the league as Barcelona faces off against Athletic Madrid on May 17 in a match that will determine who wins the league title.

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BARCA DEALT BLOW

Barcelona have been dealt a major blow ahead of the crucial Champions League quarter-final against Atletico Madrid with the news that defender Gerard Pique could miss up to 4 weeks of action after suffering a fractured hip.

He is one of the important players at the club and it only grew after the absence of Carlos Puyol who will now leave the club at the end of the season. Pique had been playing along with Javier Mascherano, who is midfielder by trade, in order to solve the defensive crisis at the club.

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